Computing resources at VU University

Ox environment

At the VU, OxMetrics 7.0 is available. To get access on a VU computer, send an email to the helpdesk.

For VU employees and students, Ox is available for download to use at home. Download (from a VU machine, or using the Proxy from home) the software from As username, use your vunet-id in the format vu\vunetid.

A (large) set of slides on programming Ox from the APQE course is available here.

Computing resources at Rotterdam/Arhus

The Department of Econometrics and O.R. maintains two servers for running larger calculations. For further information, see the manual.

Centrally, two compute servers are available at the VU, see the Compute Service. Login with your vu-net ID to or These servers do contain Matlab, but not OxMetrics by default.

Computing resources at LISA/Sara

Even larger calculations could be shifted to the LISA cluster, which also has Ox7 installed.